Smithton is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 3,826 people and just one neighborhood, Smithton is the 387th largest community in Illinois.
Occupations and Workforce
Smithton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Smithton is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Smithton who work in office and administrative support (13.00%), management occupations (12.40%), and sales jobs (11.95%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Smithton is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Smithton really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Smithton perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
In Smithton, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.07 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Smithton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.90% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor’s degree.
The per capita income in Smithton in 2010 was $34,210, which is upper middle income relative to Illinois, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,840 for a family of four. However, Smithton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Smithton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Smithton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Smithton include German, Irish, English, French, and European.
The most common language spoken in Smithton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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As of the census of 2000, there were 2,248 people, 786 households, and 605 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,344.5 people per square mile (519.7/km²). There were 807 housing units at an average density of 482.6 per square mile (186.6/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.46% White, 0.76% African American, 0.36% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, and 0.98% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.22% of the population. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
There were 786 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.0% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.16. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
In the village, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
The median income for a household in the village was $51,806, and the median income for a family was $59,875. Males had a median income of $40,588 versus $31,932 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,695. About 7.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
The Smithton Public Library District is located in Smithton, IL, though the District encompasses an area greater than the village itself. The District was established in 1988 and opened its library building in July 1993. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
The Smithton Public Library District is a member of the Lewis and Clark Library System allowing patrons to borrow books directly from dozens of member libraries. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
The library is supported primarily though public funds through library taxes levied by its Board of Trustees, but also through private donations, book sales, and fees for services such as printing and faxing. Smithton IL Homes for Sale
The District boasts a collection of more than 17,000 items, including books, magazines, audiobooks, music CDs, movies, and eBook readers. In February, 2011, the District became the first library in the region to offer eBook readers to patrons for check-out. Smithton IL Homes for Sale.
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